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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Yes, someone in your situation may have a case, indeed. To sue in a state court, one needs to have a "cause of action." There are numerous causes of action, such as "breach of contract," "negligence," "fraud," "unjust enrichment," etc., as well as causes of action rooted in statutory law. Every state has their own although they are very similar to each other in every state because they all stem from the same common law. A pleading in Court needs at least one cause of action, although it is not unusual to have more than one.
Herein, two causes of action may qualify:
INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS. The basic elements of the tort are (1) extreme and outrageous conduct; (2) intentional or reckless infliction of emotional distress; and (3) actual result to the plaintiff of severe emotional distress. Restatement (Second) of Torts, supra; Grimsby v. Samson, supra; Contreras v. Crown Zellerbach Corp., 88 Wn.2d 735, 565 P.2d 1173 (1977).
INVASION OF PRIVACY - PRIVATE FACTS. Legal action may be taken if an someone reveals truthful information that is not of public concern and which a reasonable person would find offensive if made public.
Because most Aflac persons are actually contractors, the company itself may not be liable. The company would be liable only if the person was an employee (with few exceptions) under the doctrine of respondeat superior.
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